- NAME: Molly Brown
- OCCUPATION: Activist, Film Actress, Philanthropist
- BIRTH DATE: July 18, 1867
- DEATH DATE: October 26, 1932
- EDUCATION: Carnegie Institute
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Hannibal, Missouri
- PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
- Nickname: "The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown"
- Nickname: "The Unsinkable Molly Brown"
- Full Name: Margaret Brown
- Maiden Name: Margaret Tobin
- AKA: Molly Brown
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Molly Brown was best known for her social welfare work on behalf of women and children, and for surviving the Titanic sinking.
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Aboard the Carpathia, she did whatever she could to help the other survivors. Her acts of heroism, which made news, earned her the nickname "the Unsinkable Mrs. Brown."
With her newfound fame after the disaster, Molly Brown spoke out for many causes, including women's suffrage and workers' rights. During World War I, she worked with the Red Cross in France. Molly Brown died on October 26, 1932, in New York City.
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